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Cop Arrested for Raping a Mentally Ill Man Who Was Chained to a Hospital Bed

Chicago, IL - Chicago police officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, was accused of sexually assaulting a man in his custody, while the man was shackled to a hospital bed. Calhoun has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault and official misconduct. DNA evidence and photos that were taken from Calh


DuPage County Warrant Of The Week

The DuPage County Sheriff's Office keeps a list of the most wanted in DuPage County. The Fugitive Apprehension Division asks for help locating fugitives from justice. You should not take action yourself, but call 630-407-2400. All charges are accusations; the defendant is presumed innocent. DUPAGE C


Man Shot Up Crack While Driving in Riverside Neighborhood As Kids Played: Cops

A man is facing charges after police pulled him over Monday afternoon and learned he had been injecting crack cocaine while driving through a residential area in west suburban Riverside. Brian Conley, 39, of Berwyn, was charged with drugged driving, according to Riverside police. He also faces sever

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-21 03:41:22

Chicago cop charged with sexually assaulting suspect in custody

A veteran Chicago police officer was charged after he allegedly sexually assaulted a suspect who was in custody. Officer Carlyle Calhoun, 46, was charged with one felony count of criminal sexual assault/force and one felony count of official misconduct/forbidden act, according to the Cook County Sta

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-20 16:00:24

Man fatally struck by train ID'd | Police reports, March 7-19

A man who stepped off the platform and in front of a Metra express train in downtown Riverside on March 7 reportedly had been released earlier that day from a hospital where he'd been taken after an incident last month in Lyons. On Feb. 25, Arthur C. Smith IV, 49, of Stickney, was taken to MacNeal H


2 city workers killed, 3rd injured in weekend shootings

Three City of Chicago workers were shot, two of them fatally, in two separate incidents over the weekend on the city's South and West sides. The second slaying was of 49-year-old Darnell L. Simmons, who was shot about 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of North Central Avenue in Austin, according to

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-20 18:04:41

Lisa Hernandez Wins Illinois State House District 24 Primary

OAK PARK, IL - Incumbent Lisa Hernandez (D) defeated Robert Reyes in the Illinois State House District 24 Democratic primaries. Hernandez emerged with 57.6% of the vote, while Reyes finished with 42.4%. Hernandez, who has represented the 24th District since 2006, was also challenged by Reyes in 201

PATCH - 2018-03-21 09:13:13

Outback Steakhouse Now Open In Downers Grove

DOWNERS GROVE, IL - The wait is over for Downers Grove diners who've been eager to try out the village's new Outback Steakhouse. The restaurant, which is located 2970 Finley Rd., celebrated it grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday. Downers Grove Mayor Martin Tully said in a Facebook p

PATCH - 2018-03-21 20:45:03

Woman charged in two February robberies

Alexis King (EPD photo) Police say a 32-year old Evanston woman has been returned to Evanston to face charges in two February robberies after being captured in Iowa. Police Cmdr. Ryan Glew says Alexis King of 1823 Hovland Court had participated along with Mario Rucker and Daniel Jones in robbing a p

EVANSTONNOW.COM - 2018-03-20 20:38:00

He came back: A new life for a homeless heroin user

Four years ago, Chris Ross weighed 70 pounds and was living in a rat-infested abandoned building in Maywood, where he used heroin and crack cocaine and panhandled and stole to support his addiction. Then, he met Forest Park resident John Netherly and his life began to turn around. As Ross tells the

FOREST PARK REVIEW - 2018-03-20 20:00:00

Illinois Primary 2018: Young voter turnout low across Chicago area; workers locked out of Hyde Park polling place

Despite what appears to be a steady stream of voters, it doesn't look like the Chicago area will see a record breaking turnout at the polls - especially among young and first-time voters aged 18 to 24. "Less than 3 percent of those mentioned have actually voted today. When you look at the number of

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-03-20 11:14:42

Voting Machine Issue in DuPage County Snarls Illinois Primary Vote Count

A voting machine problem has halted the ballot count Tuesday in DuPage County, officials said. It was unclear as to how long it might take to finish counting the ballots or get the problem fixed, which the county said involved memory cards in voting machines. Citing anonymous sources, the Daily Hera

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-21 03:29:34

Third man charged with robbing pizza delivery drivers in Evanston

A man was captured in Iowa and brought back to Evanston to be charged in connection with a string of armed robberies in the northern suburb. Alexis King, 32, of Evanston, was charged with armed robbery, aggravated vehicular hijacking, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery and possession of a sto

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-20 21:24:00

Feds: Man helped bring Tyshawn Lee murder weapon to Chicago

The feds have accused a Chicago man of helping bring to the city the weapon used in the execution-style killing of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee. Anthony Morgan, 31, faces four gun charges in a federal indictment filed last week. He appeared Monday in the courtroom of U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Cole, wh


Hikers find fatal car wreck in Mundelein

Three juvenile hikers discovered a fatal car wreck Sunday morning in unincorporated Mundelein of the northern suburbs. About 11:10 a.m., the hikers found a gold 2010 Toyota Prius crashed into a tree at 20303 W. Winchester Rd., the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. One of the hikers believed there w


Massive search planned for woman missing since November from Downers Grove

Authorities are planning a massive search in the western suburbs for a woman missing since November from Downers Grove. The group is asking for the public's help in finding 22-year-old Cheyann L. Klus, last seen Nov. 27 at her home in Downers Grove, according to the Missing Persons Awareness Network


7 killed, 13 others wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

Seven people were killed and at least 13 others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon. In the most recent fatal shooting, a 36-year-old man was shot and killed on the Near North Side.The man was sitting in his parked car about 8:45 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of West


13 Armed Robberies Reported Monday Morning On North Side: Police

CHICAGO, IL - Robbers targeted multiple victims Monday morning in the 17th and 24th Police Districts, police said. The robberies happened between 12:55 a.m. and 6:05 a.m. in Albany Park and Rogers Park, according to police. Police are searching for two to four suspects driving a black Nissan sedan.


Man shot to death in Back of the Yards was city worker

A man who was shot to death Saturday night in the Back of Yards neighborhood worked for the Department of Streets and Sanitation. Terrell L. Jones and a 27-year-old man were traveling south in a Chevrolet Equinox at 10:33 p.m. in the 4900 block of South Ashland when two males got out of a dark-color


Cops Investigate 'Suspicious Notes' Found In Glen Ellyn Schools

GLEN ELLYN, IL - Glen Ellyn Police are investigating "suspicious notes" that were found on the property of two different schools early Monday. St. Petronille School canceled classes for the day after the notes were found, police say, but the other location, Glenbard West High School, did not. Police